Not measuring it as a tally of moments, but by their collective weight, each decision enriched by experience.
Drake's More Life is finally here.
In an uncanny coincidence the Canadian rapper celebrated the release of the album with dinner in London.
Meanwhile, Spotify bosses have confirmed More Life's first full day of release chalked up the best first-day streams for an album on the service. After burning up the 2016 charts twice with Rihanna (on Rih's "Work" and his "Too Good"), it's a bit of a surprise that the pair didn't hit the studio for "More Life".
An album. A mixtape.
Drake also admits he would like to be remembered as an "emotion-evoking artist". This weekend's episode of "OVO Sound Radio", where Drake premiered "More Life", was the biggest Beats 1 show to date. It's officially presented by the October Firm, the team of Drake and his co-manager Oliver El-Khatib, the project's executive producer.
Late a year ago, Drake and J-Lo danced up sexily on one-another and shared lovey-dovey Instagram posts, and although sources say their relationship has "cooled off" since then, certain lyrics on More Life suggest his thirst is still very real. Surpassing the record of Shape of You, Drake's new single More Life has broken all the single-day album stream records on Apple Music with 89.9 million streams within just 24 hours.
"You're to blame for what we coulda been cos look at what we are" is just one lyric that gives us an insight into Drake's thoughts on what many people believe is that relationship with J Lo.
During his two features on More Life, English rapper Giggs upstages Drake by embodying the powerful and aggressive tone that Drake strived for ever since If You're Reading This.
But why a playlist?
Last year, he was announced as the most-streamed artist on Spotify. More Life blends R&B, pop, and rap with inspiration from the U.K.to the Caribbean.
Gyalchester: You're going to hear this on the radio a lot. "We've got plans in place no matter what". Now, with "More Life", we are able to experience Drake's true reign over all of the hip-hop game and how much he influences others.
Skepta's Interlude sees Drake give Skepta an opportunity to spit - and spit he does. That title was only available on Apple Music to begin with, and by opting to go in that direction, Drake held himself back from breaking records on larger streaming sites.